Freedom in the World

Freedom in the World 2017

Liechtenstein

Profile

Freedom Status: 
Free

Freedom in the World Scores

(1=Most Free, 7=Least Free)

Quick Facts

Population: 
40,000
Capital: 
Vaduz
GDP/capita: 
$178,713
Press Freedom Status: 
Free

Ratings Change:

Liechtenstein’s political rights rating declined from 1 to 2 due to the monarch’s growing infringement, including through the exercise of veto power, on electoral accountability and the ability of elected officials to freely determine and implement policy.

Explanatory Note: 

The country or territory displayed here received scores but no narrative report for this edition of Freedom in the World.

Aggregate Score: 
91
Freedom Rating: 
1.5
Political Rights: 
2
Civil Liberties: 
1

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